Infant, children struck by vehicle in Gary - FOX 32 News Chicago

Infant, children struck by vehicle in Gary

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GARY, Ind. (Sun-Times Media Wire) - An infant, several children and two adults were struck by a vehicle in northwest Indiana Tuesday afternoon.

The crash happened at 4:09 p.m. near the intersection of Hancock Street and Miller Avenue in Gary, Ind., according to Gary police Cpl. Gabrielle King. Several pedestrians were struck, including a 3-month-old, a 21-month-old, a 3-year-old, two 7-year-olds, a 9-year-old and an 11-year-old, King said. Two adults, 27 and 45, were also struck by the vehicle, King said.

The driver told police he was driving northbound on Lake Street and was making a right on to Miller when he lost control of his vehicle and jumped a curb.

Both the driver and pedestrians were taken to a hospital, but their conditions were not immediately known.

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